Systems Administrator

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

A newly created role ideal for an IT professional seeking to further develop their skills and experience within a growing organisation.

  • Exposure to challenging and interesting work – a great development opportunity!
  • Permanent full-time position with long term career prospects
  • Defence sector – Osborne location (Defence experience not necessary)

PMB Defence is a world leading manufacturer of submarine battery systems, which started delivering and supporting the main storage batteries for Australia’s Collins Class Submarines in 1989. They have since diversified the business and now also provide specialised, high quality engineering solutions to the defence sector, resulting in significant business growth.

With their state-of-the-art head office located in Osborne (Naval precinct), PMB’s culture is inclusive, supportive and people focused. They embrace and encourage collaboration and their team genuinely enjoy working together.
The Role
To support the next phase of PMB’s growth, the position of Systems & Network Administrator has been created to bridge the gap between the Helpdesk and Senior Network Administrator and will be responsible for providing a range of technology services across the organisation.

Reporting to the IT Manager, your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining and supporting systems and infrastructure including:
    • Linux
    • Windows server
    • Microsoft 365
    • WatchGuard & Aruba
    • Citrix
    • VM ware
  • Providing 2nd level helpdesk support
  • Conducting cyber security related activities (e.g. patching, monitoring)
  • User account MAC
  • SLA and security reporting
  • Certificate management
  • Database administration
  • Providing end user training
  • Asset management

About You
Our ideal applicant will be a tertiary qualified IT professional who is either in a similar role currently or is an experienced helpdesk officer seeking to broaden their skills and experience. Either way, you will possess exceptional communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team.

Your IT knowledge and experience will include:

  • PC systems including apple mobile device hardware and operating systems
  • Network repairs and analysis
  • Microsoft server and cloud administration
  • Citrix
  • VMware
  • Veeam
  • Watchguard firewall and Wi-Fi
  • SQL database administration
  • Linux (Ubuntu) administration

The ability to obtain NV1 Defence Clearance (Must be an Australian Citizen) is also a key requirement.


If you’re excited by the prospect of joining an industry with long term career prospects and an organisation that are on a path of growth, we would love to hear from you!

To apply, please forward your resume and covering letter in MS Word format by clicking APPLY. For a confidential discussion phone Melanie at Mansfield & Co Recruitment 0411 471 822.